Quantity survey, Estimation and valuation Question Paper - May 16 - Civil Engineering (Semester 7) - Mumbai University (MU)

Quantity survey, Estimation and valuation - May 16

Civil Engineering (Semester 7)

Total marks: 80
Total time: 4 Hours
(1) Question No. 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from remaining five questions.
(3) Assume suitable data if required.
(4) Figures in brackets on the right hand side indicate full marks.

Q1) Work out the quantities of following items from given plan & section. (Fig. 01)

  • a) Evaluation for footings
  • b) Brick work (C:M= 1:6) in super structure of ground floor
  • c) Concrete (M20) in footings
  • d) 20 mm thick External plastering in C:M= 1:4 upto terrace level.

(20 marks) 1616

2(a) What is task work? Illustrate with an example. Perform rate analysis for UCR masonary in cement mortar 1:6
(8 marks) 00

2(b) What is the difference between brief specification and detailed specification of an item? Explain with an example.
(8 marks) 1636

2(c) Define mass diagram. Explain the use of mass diagram.
(4 marks) 1626

3(a) Enlist different methods of calculating approximate estimate with suitability? Prepare an approximate estimate of cost for (G+2) RCC framed structure building. There are four flats on each floor and having carpet area of 1200 sqft each. Consider cost of construction of super structure = Rs. 850/sqft. Assume other required data.
(8 marks) 1625

3(b) Explain in detail the different types of tenders with suitability and advantages.
(8 marks) 1644

3(c) What is the purpose of rate analysis? Prepare the abstract of items of question number.01
(4 marks) 00

4(a) A concrete mixture was purchased for Rs. 60 lacs. Assuming the salvage of Rs. 5 lac at the end of 11 years. Calculate book value and depreciation at the end of first five years by constant percentage method.
(8 marks) 00

4(b) What is a contract? What are the different types of civil engineering contract? State the suitability of Item rate contract. How does the contractor quote the rate and get payment in item rate contract?
(8 marks) 00

4(c) Enlist different methods for valuation of land? Explain Belting method of valuation for land with an example.
(4 marks) 1659

5(a) Determine the quantities of earthwork for the portion of a road between chainages and 60 from the following data, length being measured with a standard 20 m chain:-

chainage 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
G.L 131.1 131.2 130.9 131.2 130.8 130.7 130.6 130.4 129.1 129.5 129.7

The formation level at chainage 50 is 130.0 and the road is in a rising gradient of 1 in 200. The width of formation is 10m and side slope is 1.5:1 in embankment and 1:1 in cutting, the lateral slope of the ground may be assumed as level. calculate also the cost of this earthwork in bank and cutting. Assume suitable rates and also draw the mass diagram.

(10 marks) 1632

5(b) For a beam of span 5.0m and cross section 230 mm * 500 mm, is reinforced with 2-12$\phi$ at top and 4-16$\phi$ at bottom out of which two bars are bent-up and stirrups 8$\phi$ @ 150 c/c. Calculate the quantity and cost of materials (Steel, cement, sand, aggregates).
(6 marks) 1629

5(c) Write a note on IS 1200.
(4 marks) 1639

Q6) Write short notes on (any five)

  • a) Role of a quantity surveyor. 1651

  • b) Price escalation clause of contract. 1650

  • c) Earnest money deposit. 1646

  • d) Arbitration. 1652

  • e) Technical sanction 1613 1635

  • f) Difference between center line method and long wall-short wall method.

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(20 marks)


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